Knowing when it’s worth the risk: riskware explained

Riskware is a type of software that, while considered legitimate, can still put users at risk in some way. Learn why anti-malware vendors detect it, and how to tell whether the apps you use are riskware or not.

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4 Lessons to be learned from the DOE’s DDoS attack

The Department of Energy was subject to a DDoS attack that caused major disruptions in their operations. Is the smart grid ready for such an attack? Here are the lessons we can take away from the event.

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How 5G could impact cybersecurity strategy

With 5G wireless on the horizon, what will businesses need to do to secure their devices and networks?

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Vulnerabilities in financial mobile apps put consumers and businesses at risk

It’s good to know that your bank’s website boasts that little green padlock, promotes secure communication, and follows a two-factor authentication (2FA) scheme. But are their mobile apps equally secure?

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The top six takeaways for user privacy

Amidst never-ending data breaches and constantly-surprising company fiascos, here are six takeaways for anyone in the US who cares about protecting their online privacy.

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What to do when you discover a data breach?

You’ve discovered that your organization has been breached. Now what? Learn which steps to take in the immediate aftermath to limit the damage and preserve your company’s reputation.

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Of hoodies and headphones: a spotlight on risks surrounding audio output devices

For years, researchers have been poking holes in our audio output devices in the name of security and privacy. They’ve found many ways our headphones can be hacked or otherwise compromised. Learn what they discovered, and how you can secure your own.

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Explained: like-farming

Like-farming is a popular method on social media to harvest as many likes and shares as possible in order to increase the value of a site or domain. But what happens when scammers get in the game?

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Malware targeting industrial plants: a threat to physical security

When malware shuts down the computer systems of an industrial plant, it could threaten the physical security of those working in or living near it. Here’s how to protect your workforce and your business from targeted threats.

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Who is managing the security of medical management apps?

Because medical records are such a lucrative data set, attackers often target the healthcare industry, seeking out and eventually finding the weakest link in the supply chain. That’s why it’s important for stakeholders to consider the broader implications of cybersecurity weaknesses in medical management apps. But who should be held responsible?

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